Cartibulum.

Table-supports (trapezophora): marble. Early Empire period.

Rome, Oratoray of St. Barbara

Origin:
Unknown. According to a legend the owner of the cartibulum in Medieval Rome was the Pope Gregory I.
Credits:
2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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History of Ancient Rome